WWI Save Bread Propaganda ~1919

Eat Potatoes.

From a group of posters designed by school children. As someone who is deathly allergic to bread, these children largely reflect how I feel in the kitchen…

The 100th anniversary of the end of WWI is coming up. To honor the event, I’ll be sharing several posters under the category: ‘Economic and Industrial Aspects’.

Source: Library of Congress

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    1. The flour was used for troop provisions. A second challenge was that farmers were conscripted, so less grain was being grown. A third challenge was that several battles took place in the geographic regions that were used to grow grain, further decreasing the supply. Different era… Wow.


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